“He was exactly what we needed and more than we ever expected," Barack Obama wrote in a tribute. "We will miss him dearly.”
In three of the year's best thrillers, classic horror tropes expose the real — and terrifying — aspects of postpartum.
Here are some of the most interesting and powerful photo stories from across the internet.
The Oath Keepers Capitalized On Conflict, But The Insurrection Left Leaders Scrambling To Recruit And Raise Money
BuzzFeed News has gained a rare look inside the controversial organization through financial documents and membership data.
“It’s killing me — honestly, it’s killing me. I just want them to decide.”
The former Cisco exec will fill a role that’s been vacant for nearly two years.
"Muslim girls unified over silk."
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Nice Shirt Thanks has gone viral for making shirts based on whatever random thing you tell them.
These Powerful Photos Prove How Universal Motherhood Really Is 📸
"Interestingly, in art, even though it is so fundamental, real-life depictions of motherhood have been underrepresented over the course of history."
Long Before "Minari," These Photographers Were Documenting The Asian American Experience In The Rural South
"I think a lot of these people are now, like, third or fourth generation, which is a very different experience from, say, a Korean person coming to the States in the ‘70s."
Derek Chauvin And Three Former Minneapolis Cops Have Been Charged With Violating George Floyd's Civil Rights
Chauvin, Thomas Lane, Tou Thao, and J. Alexander Kueng allegedly violated Floyd's constitutional rights during a deadly arrest in 2020.
“It’s upsetting when you’re so out of control of your body, and you say you’re done, and people ignore you and override your choice.”
COVID-19 Vaccinations In The US Are Declining, But Biden Is Aiming For 70% Of Adults To Have At Least One Shot By July 4
"I think we’ve now gotten to the hard part," said one public health expert. "And even the easy part was hard."
As lockdown restrictions are slowly lifted and we return back to some form of normality, let’s make shopping at Black-owned supermarkets and grocers part of our routines.
When you're turning a serious injury into a clickbait video with a cliffhanger, it may be time to reevaluate what you're willing to do for content.
In one half of this week's newsletter: I ramble about my newest existential crisis being an aging digital media writer for a young audience and their ever-changing online ecosystem.
Biden Is Going To Scrap A Trump-Era Plan To Force Immigrants To Submit Eye Scans, Voice Prints, And DNA
Immigrants who have received some benefit, like a green card or work permit, would have had to submit their biometric data at any point up until becoming a US citizen.
From fights over Band-Aids to shifting values, Kimye's demise played out in plain view for years before they finally split.
"There is that thing in this industry of like, 'Well, are you giving up? Are you just a mom now?'"
Kendall Jenner Responded To People Who Think She Can't Experience Anxiety Because Of Her "Privileged, Amazing Lifestyle"
"No matter what someone has or doesn't have, it doesn't mean that they don't have real-life feelings and emotions."
We Finally Know How The Kardashians Reacted Behind The Scenes As They Made The "Excruciating" And "Devastating" Decision To End "KUWTK"
"I'm scared of the future without it. It's been the most amazing chapter of my life."
A New Report Details A “Secret Campaign” That Spawned Millions Of Fake Comments About Net Neutrality
The New York attorney general’s findings about fake public comments submitted to the Federal Communications Commission echo those from a 2019 BuzzFeed News investigation.
All three victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were expected to recover, a hospital official said.
“Starbucks is in the process of evaluating their organic presence on FB, and whether they should continue to have a presence on the platform at all.”
US Officials Have Discussed Asking Mexico To Do More To Stem The Tide Of Immigrants Ahead Of Kamala Harris’s Meeting
Some of the measures discussed included Mexico apprehending an average of 1,000 immigrants moving through the country a day.
David Of "David After Dentist" Is Now A 20-Year-Old College Student And Selling His Viral Video As An NFT
David DeVore Jr.'s dad told BuzzFeed News that profits from the sale will help fund college tuition for his two sons.
An Ex-Blackwater Employee Tied To Erik Prince Provided Security For Rudy Giuliani In Ukraine, Sources Said
The newly surfaced connection between Prince and Giuliani comes as federal authorities are investigating the former New York City mayor’s dealings in Ukraine.
With a small but growing number of YA titles featuring transgender and nonbinary characters, the demand for voice actors that reflect those identities is increasing.
Joseph Kelly has an easy fix to the climate crisis — and he’ll take down anyone who tries to stop him from selling it to you.
Accepting the argument that Trump could give people permission to riot at the Capitol would “make a farce of the rule of law,” one judge wrote.
The show's protagonist isn’t someone to pity or designed to make you feel better about your own body.
Madison Beer Asked People To "Be Nice" After Tweeting That She Was "Exhausted" From Being Labeled "Cringe Or Embarrassing"
"I've been bullied, discredited, attacked and made fun of every day of my life since I was 12."
Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Organized A COVID-19 Vaccine Fundraiser In Honor Of Archie's Birthday
They also released a new photo of their son holding birthday balloons in the family's backyard.
“If you're leaving out two-thirds of who people are, how can you possibly be able to effectively address their mental health?”
Oscars Producer Steven Soderbergh Responded To Criticism Of The Show Being Rearranged After Chadwick Boseman Lost Best Actor
According to Soderbergh, the decision to rearrange the categories was made "well before the nominations came out."
It wasn't immediately clear who fired the shot that killed him.
The stabbing was one of at least four unprovoked attacks on Asian people in several cities this week.